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[audio]A Popular History of Ireland: from the Earliest Period to the Emancipation of the Catholics, Book 03 - D'Arcy McGee
Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassing twelve books; book 3 begins with the fortune of the family of Brian Boru and continues through the rise of the O'Conors to the political, economic, and religious condition of the island prior to the English invasion. (Summary by Sibella Denton) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Ireland; history; Irish history; Thomas D'Arcy McGee
Downloads: 9,447
[audio]The Law Against Lovers - D'Avenant, William
LibriVox recording of The Law Against Lovers by William D'Avenant. The Law Against Lovers was a dramatic adaptation of Shakespeare, arranged by Sir William Davenant and staged by the Duke's Company in 1662. It was the first of the many Shakespearean adaptations staged during the Restoration era. Davenant was not shy about changing the Bard's work; he based his text on Measure for Measure, but also added Beatrice and Benedick from Much Ado About Nothing — "resulting in a bizarre and fascinating...
Keywords: librivox; audio; shakespeare; measure for measure; much ado about nothing; restoration; adaptation; comedy
Downloads: 704
[audio]The Behavior of the Honey Bee in Pollen Collecting - D. B. Casteel
LibriVox recording of The Behavior of the Honey Bee in Pollen Collecting, by D. B. Casteel. Read by Roger Melin. The value of the honey bee in cross pollinating the flowers of fruit trees makes it desirable that exact information be available concerning the actions of the bee when gathering and manipulating the pollen. The results recorded in this manuscript are also of value as studies in the behavior of the bee and will prove interesting and valuable to the bee keeper...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; bee; bees; honey bee; apiary; pollen; science; entomology; zoology; agriculture; bee-keeping
Downloads: 5,058
[audio]Ballad of Another Ophelia - D. H. Lawrence
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of the haunting Ballad of Another Ophelia by D. H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930). This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for March 24, 2013. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; poem; love; betrayal; pain; loss
Downloads: 774
[audio]Sons and Lovers - D. H. Lawrence
LibriVox recording of Sons and Lovers, by D. H. Lawrence. Read by Mark F. Smith. This intimate portrait of a coal-miner's family fastens on each member in turn: Walter Morel, the collier; Gertrude, his wife; and the children: William, Annie, Arthur, and Paul. When Mrs. Morel begins to be estranged from her husband because of his poor financial sense and his drinking habits, she comes to inhabit the lives of her children - most particularly, her sons...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; novel; family; Morel
Downloads: 55,538
[audio]Listening - D. H. Lawrence
LibriVox recording of Listening, by D. H. Lawrence. LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Listening by D.H. Lawrence. This was the weekly poetry project for December 28th, 2008. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; poetry; lawrence
Downloads: 7,323
[audio]A Baby Running Barefoot - D. H. Lawrence
LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of A Baby Running Barefoot by D. H. Lawrence. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of September 7th, 2008. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
Downloads: 14,856
[audio]Embankment at Night, before the War: Outcasts - D. H. Lawrence
Librivox recording of Embankment at Night, Before the War: Outcasts, by D. H. Lawrence This was the Weekly Poem for 20 May 2006. We stretched our poetry-reading muscles with five versions of this much longer selection than usual (some 96 lines), in which D.H. Lawrence evokes a gritty yet sensitive picture of urban poverty before the First World War. (Summary by LauraFox) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availabl...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; audio book; poetry; d. h. lawrence; poverty
Downloads: 24,004
[audio]Everlasting Flowers - D. H. Lawrence
LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 different recordings of Everlasting Flowers by D. H. Lawrence. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/everlasting-flowers-by-d-h-lawrence/. For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org. Download M4B (10MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
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[audio]Women in Love - D. H. Lawrence
Librivox recording of Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence. Read by Ruth Golding. Women in Love is a novel by British author D. H. Lawrence published in 1920. It is a sequel to his earlier novel The Rainbow (1915), and follows the continuing loves and lives of the Brangwen sisters, Gudrun and Ursula. Gudrun Brangwen, an artist, pursues a destructive relationship with Gerald Crich, an industrialist. Lawrence contrasts this pair with the love that develops between Ursula and Rupert Birkin, an alienated...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; English novel; fiction
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[audio]The Prussian Officer and Other Stories - D. H. Lawrence
LibriVox recording of The Prussian Officer and Other Stories, by D. H. Lawrence. Read by Cathy Barratt. The collection of short stories - of which The Prussian Officer is one - was Lawrence’s first such book. A German officer and his orderly are the focus of the piece and, while socially the superior of his orderly, the officer demonstrates his is the distinctly baser character. (Introduction by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS fee...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; historical fiction; literature; philosophy; politics; short stories; tragedy; war stories
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[audio]The Rainbow - D.H. Lawrence
Librivox recording of The Rainbow, by D.H. Lawrence. The Rainbow is a 1915 novel by British author D.H. Lawrence. It follows three generations of the Brangwen family, particularly focusing on the sexual dynamics of, and relations between, the characters. (Summary from Wikipedia) Read by Debra Lynn. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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[audio]The Trespasser - D.H. Lawrence
LibriVox recording of The Trespasser, by D.H. Lawrence. Read by Martin Geeson. Brief Encounter meets Tristan und Isolde - on the Isle of Wight, under a vast sky florid with stars. The consequence is tragic indeed for one of the parties, Siegmund, when he sacrifices family life for a few days’ transcendent rapture. His lover, the self-contained Helena, is strong enough to bear a return to the scruffy suburbs...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; tragedy; love
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[audio]The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America - D.W. Griffith
LibriVox recording of The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America by D.W. Griffith. Read in English by Chuck Williamson.The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America was D.W. Griffith's first response to the attacks made on The Birth of a Nation. In it he played on the 'intolerance' of those who would not permit him freedom of speech in his films. This view on intolerance led directly to the creation of the film of the same name...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; democracy; censorship; free speech; film; cinema; motion pictures
Downloads: 300
[audio]The Young Visiters, or Mr. Salteena's Plan - Daisy Ashford
LibriVox recording of The Young Visiters, or Mr. Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford. Read by Tysto The Young Visiters is a comic romance novella that parodies upper class society of late Victorian England. Social climber Alfred Salteena introduces his young lady friend Ethel to a genuine gentleman named Bernard and, to his irritation, they hit it off. But Bernard helps Alfred in his plan to become a gentleman, which, Alfred hopes, will help him win back Ethel...
Keywords: librivox; literature; history; humor
Downloads: 12,598
[audio]The Art of Public Speaking - Dale Carnegie, Joseph Berg Esenwein
LibriVox recording of The Art of Public Speaking, by Dale Carnagay (aka Carnegie) and Joseph Berg Esenwein. The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie and Joseph B. Esenwein is a manual for people who have to speak in public, and it is still in use today. Whether the occasion in question is sharing travel experiences with friends, a toast for newly-weds, or a public debate, the tips and tricks collected in this book will come handy anywhere...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; carnegie; public speaking; instruction; non-fiction; exercise; speech
Downloads: 298,064
[audio]Mystery at Geneva: An Improbable Tale of Singular Happenings - Dame Rose Macaulay
LibriVox recording of Mystery at Geneva: An Improbable Tale of Singular Happenings, by Dame Rose Macaulay. Read by Cathy Barratt. Henry Beechtree, a newspaper correspondent for the British Bolshevist, is covering the latest otherwise sleepy session of the League of Nations in Geneva, when the newly elected President – a member of the Norwegian delegation – disappears mysteriously, adding some badly needed ‘spice’ to Henry's assignment...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; mystery
Downloads: 12,549
[audio]Twenty Two Goblins - Dandin
LibriVox recording of Twenty Two Goblins. Read by KirksVoice. These 22 stories are told by the Goblin to the King Vikram. King Vikram faces many difficulties in bringing the vetala to the tantric. Each time Vikram tries to capture the vetala, it tells a story that ends with a riddle. If Vikram cannot answer the question correctly, the vampire consents to remain in captivity. If the king answers the question correctly, the vampire would escape and return to his tree...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; ancient texts; short stories; fiction
Downloads: 6,123
[audio]Hindoo Tales or the Adventures of Ten Princes - Dandin
LibriVox recording of Hindoo Tales or the Adventures of Ten Princes, by Dandin. Read by Sid. This book describes the adventures of ten Kumaras, i.e., young men, (all of whom are either princes or sons of royal ministers), as narrated by the men themselves. These narratives are replete with accounts of demigods, ghosts, gamblers, intrigues with voluptious women, astonishing coincidences, cockfights, anthropophagy, sorcery, robberies, murders and wars...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; adventure; ancient-texts; children; fairy-tales; instruction; myths-legends
Downloads: 3,341
[audio]Murder in the Sacristy - Daniel A. Lord
LibriVox recording of MURDER IN THE SACRISTY, by DANIEL A. LORD, S.J.. Read by Maria Therese A sacristan is found murdered in the sacristy and the safe robbed of valuable jewels. All clues seem to point to the priest as the murderer. But is the priest the guilty party - or is it the communist? - the nazi? - the Senator's wife? --- or someone else? This mystery novel, set in World War II Chicago, was written by Daniel A Lord, S.J., who was a priest and popular American Catholic writer...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; murder; Catholic; priest; communism; nazi; world war II
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[audio]Red Arrows in the Night - Daniel A. Lord
LibriVox recording of Red Arrows in the Night, by Daniel A. Lord. Read by Maria Therese. The Scarlet Archer of Agincourt is claimed by the Erkenwold’s as their family ghost. Tradition held that the death of an important Erkenwold was always heralded by the apparition of the Scarlet Archer. Now in the early years of WWII, the archer has made an appearance on the family estate on the US coast. Is it a ghost or something more sinister, and what does he or she want? This mystery novel was written ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; horror/ghost stories; mystery
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[audio]Clouds Cover the Campus - Daniel A. Lord
LibriVox recording of CLOUDS COVER THE CAMPUS, by DANIEL A. LORD, S.J.. Read by Maria Therese. On an American college campus, in the early years of World War II, a professor from Germany is murdered and the plans for a new bomb sight he had invented are missing. Who murdered the professor and stole the plans? And are the accidents, happening with alarming frequency to young student aviators from the campus, really accidents -- or is some unknown conspiracy afoot? This mystery novel was written b...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Catholic: mystery; World War II; planes; bombers; germans; conspiracy
Downloads: 1,830
[audio]A Journal of the Plague Year - Daniel Defoe
A LibriVox recording of A Journal of the Plague Year, by Daniel Defoe. Read by Denny Sayers. April 15th 2013: missing sections of this book have been recorded, and the whole book recatalogued. Daniel Defoe's 'A Journal of the Plague Year' (1722) is a fictionalized account of the bubonic plague epidemic that struck London in 1665 which Defoe witnessed as a five-year old, the year before the Great Fire of London...
Keywords: librivox; literature; historical; london; 1665
Downloads: 65,131
[audio]The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner - Daniel Defoe
LibriVox recording of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. Read by Denny Sayers. Daniel Defoe's The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner (1719) is considered by many the first English novel. Based on the real-life experiences of the castaway Alexander Selkirk, the book has had a perrenial appeal among readers of all ages - especially the young adult reading public - who continue to find inspiration in the inventive resourcefulness of its hero, sole survivor of a...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure
Downloads: 547,491
[audio]De Lotgevallen van Robinson Crusoë - Daniel Defoe
LibriVox opname van Lotgevallen van Robinson Crusoë, van Daniel Defoe. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Robinson Crusoë weet 27 jaren, 2 maanden en 20 dagen te overleven op een onbewoond eiland, met een papagaai, een regenscherm en een grote muts van geitenvel. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezer, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de LibriVox catalogus pagina voor deze opname...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; jongensboek; Robinson Crusoë
Downloads: 6,183
[audio]The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe
LibriVox recording of The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe read by David Leeson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. Download M4B part 1 (127MB) Download M4B part 2 (61MB)
Keywords: LibriVox; Audiobook; fiction; adventure; crusoe
Downloads: 26,478
[audio]The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe
Librivox recording of The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, by Daniel Defoe. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders is a 1722 novel by Daniel Defoe. Defoe wrote this after his work as a journalist and pamphleteer. By 1722, Defoe had become recognized as a novelist, with the success of Robinson Crusoe in 1719. His political work was tapering off at this point, due to the fall of both Whig and Tory party leaders with whom he had been associated; Robert Walpole...
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[audio]The Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton - Daniel Defoe
LibriVox recording of The Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton, by Daniel Defoe. Read by Denny Sayers. The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is a "bipartite adventure story whose first half covers a traversal of Africa, and whose second half taps into the contemporary fascination with piracy. It has been commended for its depiction of the homosexual relationship between the eponymous hero and his religious mentor, the Quaker, William Walters." (Summary by Wi...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; defoe; pirate; Africa; piracy; Captain Singleton; William Walters
Downloads: 8,616
[audio]Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress - Daniel Defoe
LibriVox recording of Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress, by Daniel Defoe. Read by Edmund Bloxam. The full title of the novel is Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress Or, a History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim. The novel concerns the story of an unnamed "fallen woman", the second time Defoe created such a character (the first was a similar female character in Moll Flanders)...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; women; society; prostitution; survival
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[audio]Robinson Crusoe - Daniel DeFoe
LibriVox recording of Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe. Read by Mark F. Smith. Shipwrecked and castaway, Daniel DeFoe’s hard-luck character is still the standard for “growing where you’re planted.” Captured by pirates, he makes his break in a small boat and undergoes desperate adventures before winning his way back to civilization. But Crusoe proves willing to chance his luck a second time when, after sweating his way to prosperity as a planter in Brazil, he undertakes a voyage that isn...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; crusoe; defoe; sea stories; shipwreck
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[audio]The Myths of the New World - Daniel G. Brinton
LibriVox recording of The Myths of the New World, by Daniel G. Brinton. The Myths of the New World's full title describes it as.. " a treatise on the Symbolism and Mythology of the Red Race of America", an attempt to analyse and correlate scientifically, the mythology of the American Indians. Note: Brinton advocated theories of scientific racism that were pervasive at that time. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feed...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Native Americans; ethnology; symbolism; religion; myths; legends
Downloads: 1,560
[audio]Die göttliche Komödie - Das Paradies - Dante Alighieri
LibriVox recording of The Divine Comedy - Paradise by Dante Alighieri, translated into German by Johann von Sachsen (Philalethes). Read in German by redaer. Die Commedia, in späterer Zeit auch Divina Commedia ("Göttliche Komödie") genannt, ist das Hauptwerk des italienischen Dichters Dante Alighieri. Sie gilt als bedeutendste Dichtung der italienischen Literatur und als eines der größten Werke der Weltliteratur...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Hörbuch; Poetry; Literatur; Dichtung; German; Deutsch; Die göttliche Komödie; Dante Alighieri; Philalethes; Johann von Sachsen
Downloads: 6,139
[audio]Die göttliche Komödie - Die Hölle - Dante Alighieri
LibriVox recording of Die göttliche Komödie - Die Hölle by Dante Alighieri. Read in German by Redaer Die Commedia, in späterer Zeit auch Divina Commedia („Göttliche Komödie“) genannt, ist das Hauptwerk des italienischen Dichters Dante Alighieri. Sie gilt als bedeutendste Dichtung der italienischen Literatur und als eines der größten Werke der Weltliteratur. (Zusammenfassung von Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Hörbuch; Poetry; Literatur; Dichtung; German; Deutsch; Die göttliche Komödie; Dante Alighieri; Philalethes; Johann von Sachsen
Downloads: 12,164
[audio]La Vita Nuova - Dante Alighieri
LibriVox recording of La Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri. Read in Italian by Mary J In quella parte del libro della mia memoria dinanzi alla quale poco si potrebbe leggere, si trova una rubrica la quale dice Incipit Vita Nova. Sotto la quale rubrica io trovo scritte le parole le quali è mio intendimento d'asemplare in questo libello, e se non tutte, almeno la loro sentenzia. - Summary by Dante Alighieri, Vita Nuova For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; middle ages; love; Beatrice; dante; amore; medioevo; poesia italiana; italian poetry
Downloads: 1,300
[audio]The New Life (La vita nuova) - Dante Alighieri
LibriVox recording of The New Life (La vita nuova) by Dante Alighieri. (Translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.) Read in English by Mary J One of Dante's earliest works, La vita nuova or La vita nova (The New Life) is in a prosimetrum style, a combination of prose and verse, and tells the story of his youthful love for Beatrice. The prose creates the illusion of narrative continuity between the poems; it is Dante's way of reconstructing himself and his art in terms of his evolving sense of the lim...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; love; translation; medieval literature; Italian literature; lyric poetry; dante; courtly love
Downloads: 701
[audio]La Divina Commedia - Dante Alighieri
Librivox recording of La Divina Commedia, by Dante Alighieri. La Divina Commedia, originalmente Commedìa, è un poema di Dante Alighieri, capolavoro del poeta fiorentino, considerata la più importante testimonianza letteraria della civiltà medievale e una delle più grandi opere della letteratura universale. É diviso in tre parti chiamate cantiche: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso; il poeta immagina di compiervi un viaggio ultraterreno...
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[audio]Die göttliche Komödie - Das Fegefeuer - Dante Alighieri
LibriVox recording of The Divine Comedy - Purgatory by Dante Alighieri, translated into German by Johann von Sachsen (Philalethes). Read in German by redaer. Die Commedia, in späterer Zeit auch Divina Commedia ("Göttliche Komödie") genannt, ist das Hauptwerk des italienischen Dichters Dante Alighieri. Sie gilt als bedeutendste Dichtung der italienischen Literatur und als eines der größten Werke der Weltliteratur...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; Poetry; Literatur; Dichtung; German; Deutsch; Die göttliche Komödie; Dante Alighieri; Philalethes; Johann von Sachsen
Downloads: 8,172
[audio]The Divine Comedy - Dante Alighieri
LibriVox recording of The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri. Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened “Divina” by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; religion; afterlife; christianity
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[audio]Eclogae (Eclogues) - Dante Alighieri; Giovanni del Vergilio
LibriVox recording of Eclogae (Eclogues) by Dante Alighieri and Giovanni del Vergilio. (Translated by Edward Hayes Plumptre.) Read in Latin and English by Leni and Martin Geeson Dante's short correspondence in verse with Giovanni del Vergilio was only published in 1719, but is believed to have been written at some point in the last years of the poet's life. What we have are two poems by Dante and the answers by Iohannes (Giovanni's Latin name), all in Latin hexameters, emulating the style of Ver...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Latin Literature; renaissance; letter; Latin Poetry; epistolary poetry
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[audio]Youth's Spring-Tribute - Dante Gabriel Rossetti
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Youth's Spring-Tribute by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This was the Weekly Poetry Poetry project for April 15, 2012. Dante Gabriel Rossetti was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. His early poetry was influenced by John Keats. His later poetry was characterised by the complex interlinking of thought and feeling, especially in his sonnet sequence The House of Life...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; poetry; weekly poetry; weekly poem; romance; spring; April; nature; love
Downloads: 467
[audio]A History of the Philippines - David Barrows
LibriVox recording of The History of the Philippines by David Barrows, read by LibriVox volunteers, coordinated by JoeD, and proofed and produced by Karen Merline. This book is one of the earliest studies of Philippine history by an American scholar. In preparation for this book, the author conducted ethnological studies of indiginous island tribes after the American war in the Philippines. Since this book was intended for the Philippine reader, the author nicely places the history of the Island...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; history; Philippine Islands
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[audio]The Return of Peter Grimm - David Belasco
LibriVox recording of The Return of Peter Grimm by David Belasco. "Mr. Belasco has written the following account of "Peter's" evolution: [ ] The play, "The Return of Peter Grimm," is an expression in dramatic form of my ideas on a subject which I have pondered over since boyhood: "Can the dead come back?" Peter Grimm did come back. At the same time, I inserted a note in my program to say that I advanced no positive opinion; that the treatment of the play allowed the audience to believe that it ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; death; spiritualism; reincarnation
Downloads: 226
[audio]Martyrs of Science, or, the Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler - David Brewster
LibriVox recording of The Martyrs of Science, or, the Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler by David Brewster. Read in English by bala “The martyrs of Science” gives a brief biography of Galileo, Brahe and Kepler. These three men played a pivotal role in the scientific revolution during the early modern period. This book throws light upon their lives, their scientific achievements, adversities which they faced for their work and how they transformed the lives of the future generation for...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; science; biography; astronomy
Downloads: 16,816
[audio]The Jumble Book - David Cory
LibriVox recording of The Jumble Book, by David Cory. This is a lovely collection of short stories and poems some well known others not so well known. Something to appeal to everyone. (Summary by Michele Eaton ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librovox; audiobook; children; short storie
Downloads: 1,233
[audio]Lines Written for a School Declamation - David Everett
LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 recordings of Lines Written for a School Declamatio by David Everett. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 23rd, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; humor; children
Downloads: 1,523
[audio]The Life of Jesus Critically Examined - David Friedrich Strauss
LibriVox recording of Life of Jesus Critically Examined by David Friedrich Strauss, translated by George Eliot. Read by JoeD. Strauss was an early pioneer in the ongoing 'Quest of the Historical Jesus' held amongst New Testament scholars, and his Life of Jesus is one of the few landmarks in the field. The first edition of Strauss' book was published in Germany in 1835 when he was only 27 years old, and which by 1840 had gone through four editions...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; philosophy; criticism; jesus
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[audio]Lady Into Fox - David Garnett
LibriVox recording of Lady into Fox, by David Garnett When Sylvia Tebrick, the 24-year-old wife of Richard Tebrick, suddenly turns into a fox while they are out walking in the woods, Mr. Tebrick sends away all the servants in an attempt to keep Sylvia's new nature a secret. Both then struggle to come to terms with the problems the change brings about.(Summary by Annise ) M4B audiobook of complete book For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cove...
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[audio]Mathematical Problems - David Hilbert
LibriVox recording of Mathematical Problems by David Hilbert. Read by Prachi Pendse Lecture delivered before the International Congress of Mathematicians at Paris in 1900 and subsequently published in the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society Vol. 8 (1902), 479-481. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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[audio]The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688, Volume 1D - David Hume
LibriVox recording of The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688, Volume 1D David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and renown; his historical writing earned his bread and butter. His "The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688", published between 1754 and 1764, was immensely popular and Hume wrote that "the copy-money giv...
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[audio]A Treatise Of Human Nature, Volume 2 - David Hume
LibriVox recording of A Treatise Of Human Nature, Volume 2, by David Hume. Read by George Yeager This book, published in two volumes called "books" by the author, is a treatment of everything from the origin of our ideas to how they are to be divided. It includes important statements of Scepticism and Hume's experimental method. Part 1 deals with the nature of ideas. Part 2 deals with the ideas of space and time...
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